Shropshire

Ian Swindell from Lunts pharmacy is urging people to get their flu jab as the winter looks to be severe
13 Oct 2017
Experts have warned the impending flu season could be more severe and result in more illness than previous years - and a Shropshire pharmacist is urging people in the county to prepare. NHS England have warned there could be more cases of flu than usual after Australia and New Zealand experienced their worst outbreak for several years. Ian Swindell, of Lunts pharmacies, is urging those considered...
29 Sep 2017
Enterprising staff from a leading county legal firm have come up with a novel idea to help raise money as part of a major UK charity event. Hatchers Solicitors based in Shrewsbury, were unable to take part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday - a national event which raises funds for Macmillan Cancer Support - so have re-scheduled their own event with an added twist. Marketing...
21 Sep 2017
A group of pharmacies in Shropshire has launched a new service to allow people heading off on holiday to get their vaccinations in store. Lunts Pharmacies, in Roushill and Hereford Road, Shrewsbury, will now be a one stop for all travel health needs, including vaccinations. People can get vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid, Cholera, MMR, Yellow Fever and Malarone tablets for...
19 Sep 2017
  Season Finale at Loton Park Hill Climb … Shropshire’s premier motor sport venue, Loton Park Hill Climb, hosts a capacity entry for the Season Finale of the British and Midland Hill Climb Championships in the village of Alberbury, near Shrewsbury this weekend. Worcester driver Trevor Willis has already claimed the British title for this year and Hereford driver and reigning champion Mike Turpin...
18 Sep 2017
A Shropshire care company has instilled “a culture of continuous improvement and of putting people first, above anything else”, according to a report by the Care Quality Commission. CLCA, based on Battlefield Enterprise Park in Shrewsbury, provides nursing and personal care to children and adults in their own homes as well as providing nurses and healthcare professionals to hospitals in the...
14 Sep 2017
Homeowners and landlords aiming to capitalise on Shrewbury’s growing student population are being urged to get planning advice before letting their properties. Although current law allows family homes to be adapted for small Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) without planning permission under Permitted Development rules, a number of local authorities have introduced new measures requiring...
11 Sep 2017
Staff at a Shropshire law firm have voted to adopt a hospice that provides support for children with life limiting illnesses and a national dementia organisation as its chosen charities. FBC Manby Bowdler will fundraise for Hope House and the Alzheimer’s Society over the next two years. The first major fundraising drive takes place this month when 17 hardy walkers from the firm take on the...
The team from Willmott Dixon upgrading the changing rooms at CASCA in Craven Arms
07 Sep 2017
A £5,000 mini DIY SOS style event has seen changing rooms transformed at a Shropshire community center. Twenty workers have donated their time and resources to upgrade the facilities at Craven Arms Sports and Community Centre (CASCA) in Newington Way. Representatives for Willmott Dixon have spent a week there fitting new flooring, shower fittings, tiling and light fittings on behalf of the...
07 Sep 2017
The new training ground at Shrewsbury Town Football Club is running like clockwork, bosses have said. Brian Caldwell, CEO of the club, said he is delighted with the new Sundorne Castle training complex, which opened at the end of June. It is now complete with full business equipment, including a photocopier which was sponsored by Telford-based Unique Copiers as part of the club’s wider contract....
Sue Walsh, Jill Kelly, Ian Swindell, Helen Grass and Lauren Wagstaff from Lunts pharmacy in Roushill are offering free blood pressure checks
31 Aug 2017
A pharmacy in Shrewsbury is determined to alert people in the county town to potential health problems during a month of action. Lunts Pharmacy in Roushill will be offering free daily blood pressure checks as part of a campaign to increase awareness of heart health and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. The campaign, run by Public Health England, begins on September 4 and will also see...
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